Warwick is a scenic two hour drive from Brisbane, one hour from Toowoomba and three hours from the Gold Coast. Your visit to the Southern Downs is a chance to discover genuine country hospitality and reconnect with family and friends, often in the midst of unique and vibrant events such as Jumpers & Jazz in July.

Check further travel options at end of page.


Looking for comfortable alternate festival accommodation with a touch of adventure? Here are some ideas!

    *Have you heard of Home Hosting?*
As we mark the 20th anniversary of the festival, residents and  attendees are encouraged to think outside the box for accommodation potential, especially discovering the charm and comfort of Home Hosting.

+Firstly if you are looking to host, it gives you the opportunity to open your home to a festival goer and let them enjoy the festival like a local! Your guests will be suitably matched to you, your family and your home and the whole process is professionally managed by local boutique property agency  Star Realty.
+Secondly if you are looking to book in as a home host guest it’s an affordable option, you have the opportunity to live like a local during the festival and added bonus it’s sustainable, safe and private.
+You can fill in our Expression of Interest form and Krista will be in touch with more information.
+OR contact  KristaGoing  at Star Realty  directly  Star Realty QLD.

🚐 Don’t own your own caravan but keen for the camping idea? Then look into Camplify , a great site that has caravans and motorhomes for hire, with many located right here on the Southern Downs. On the flip side to this if you are a local with caravan just sitting around not being used during Jumpers and Jazz you could look into registering with Camplify and earning towards your own holiday! WIN WIN.
* Here’s great blog from Camplify that explains everything for you! *

🚐 Here’s a further option for hiring your “accommodation on wheels” : Apollo Motorhome Holidays   

🏘 Southern Downs and Granite Belt website also has a great range of accommodation options from caravan parks, hotels/motels and even some Glamping in the beautiful Goomburra area.

Warwick Showgrounds. Allora Showgrounds, and Killarney Show & Recreation Grounds also have lots of space for you to stay in your “home away from home” with all essential facilities available.

🏘 If thinking outside the box is more your thing, perhaps you can look at

🚐 Another HOT TIP is to widen your location search on standard booking sites. It is just a short and beautiful rural drive to Toowoomba. Ask the amazing team at about potential opportunities for a relaxed return journey to the festival.


For enquiries about availability of accommodation, please contact our local Visitor Information Centres. They are located at:

Warwick QLD Visitor Information Centre
Town Hall, 72 Palmerin Street, Warwick, Queensland
(07) 4661 3122

Stanthorpe & Granite Belt Visitor Information Centre
28 Leslie Parade, Stanthorpe, Queensland
(07) 4681 2057

By Car

The region is well connected via highways and road networks including the Cunningham, New England, Warrego, Leichhardt, D’Aguilar, Brisbane Valley and Gore Highways and the Great Inland Way and the Adventure Way.

Toowoomba – Warwick 83 km

Ipswich – Warwick 119 km

Brisbane – Warwick 157 km

Dalby – Warwick 166 km

Surfers Paradise – Warwick 186 km

Kingaroy – Warwick 233 km

Nambour – Warwick 279 km


Fly direct to Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport (1 hour from Warwick) from Sydney on Qantas;  Melbourne and Townsville on Airnorth; and Western Queensland on Regional Express. All major car hire companies are represented at the airport. for more information. 


Crisps Coaches operate scheduled services from Brisbane and Toowoomba, to regional centres throughout Southeast QLD and Northern NSW.  

Major cities and towns are serviced by modern air-conditioned coaches daily. Services run to Moree, Goondiwindi, Inglewood, Warwick, Stanthorpe, Tenterfield and points between.

Explore the Southern Downs & Granite Belt Region duRing your festival stay …

Welcome to the Southern Downs and Granite Belt, a region filled with romance, magical sunsets and endless adventure, the region has it all! 

The beautiful Southern Downs and Granite Belt region is home to farms and vineyards; National Parks with pyramids and waterfalls; dams and campgrounds to frolic and fish beside; and home-grown goodness served up in wholesome country style.

We hope you will take time to explore the region during your visit for Jumpers and Jazz in July.

Visit for regional roadtrip and adventure ideas.

Or download the official Southern Downs and Granite Belt Visitor App from the links below:

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